Instructions for building and placing bat houses by region.  Excellent for pest control.

Instructions for building and placing bat houses by region. Excellent for pest control.

Free bat house plans and installation instructions from Bat Conservation International (remember to use untreated wood and never paint the inside of the house!)

Free bat house plans and installation instructions from Bat Conservation International (remember to use untreated wood and never paint the inside of the house!)

Sulawesi Fruit Bat, Acerodon celebensis, roosts in trees in villages, and also in bamboo. Individuals are commonly seen feeding on breadfruit trees and coconut

Sulawesi Fruit Bat, Acerodon celebensis, roosts in trees in villages, and also in bamboo. Individuals are commonly seen feeding on breadfruit trees and coconut

HOW TO;  BUILD A BAT HOUSE!!According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour!   Bats are also interesting because:        In many ecosystems, they play a key role in pollinating plants.       There are more than 1,000 species of bats in the world!       Some bats use echolocation, or high pitched chirps which bounce off objects in front of them, to find their way in the dark.

HOW TO; BUILD A BAT HOUSE!!According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour! Bats are also interesting because: In many ecosystems, they play a key role in pollinating plants. There are more than 1,000 species of bats in the world! Some bats use echolocation, or high pitched chirps which bounce off objects in front of them, to find their way in the dark.

Bucknackt's Sordid Tawdry Blog: These Bats Look Exactly Like Teddy Bears and Cute ...

Bucknackt's Sordid Tawdry Blog: These Bats Look Exactly Like Teddy Bears and Cute ...

A mother Jamaican fruit eating bat carrying her baby while flying. Chiroptera, the order of mammals containing bats, means "hand wing". Photo: Bat Conservation International.

A mother Jamaican fruit eating bat carrying her baby while flying. Chiroptera, the order of mammals containing bats, means "hand wing". Photo: Bat Conservation International.

How to Build a Bat House    I love bats because mosquitoes LOVE to bite me. Pesticides mostly kill the mosquito's predators rather than mosquitoes. According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour!

How to Build a Bat House I love bats because mosquitoes LOVE to bite me. Pesticides mostly kill the mosquito's predators rather than mosquitoes. According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour!

How to build and install a bat house. Bat houses can help attract bats to roost in your neighborhood. Bats are beneficial because they eat lots of insects including mosquitoes.

How to build and install a bat house. Bat houses can help attract bats to roost in your neighborhood. Bats are beneficial because they eat lots of insects including mosquitoes.

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